Meet Our Artists

Nick Santiago:
Co-owner/ **Award winning** Artist here at Black Sparrow Tattoos Studio. You can't miss this guy, His energy is killer and he's all about tattooing in a real way. Nick's our real-life class clown and can make anyone feel comfortable right away adding a certain something to your experience that can't be taught, He enjoys the challenge of his craft and respects the process and what it means to get a quality tattoo. He's been making art his entire life in all forms and continues doing so through his tattooing, painting, drawing etc,. His style of tattooing is eclectic and unique. Nick takes pride in what he does and it shows.
 

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Benny Powell:
A professional tattoo artist for 5 years. Co-owner of Black Sparrow Tattoo Studio for 2 years! Clean, quality, electric tattooing, and always ready to create a new tattoo and take it to the next level!
  

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Sean Glover:
"Crazy" tattoo artist that can accomplish any style. Tattooing for 9 years, probably out of his mind but still a good guy. Have a crazy idea? Come see Sean Glover, he is the artist for you!
    

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Michael Costa:
Is a Philadelphia born tattoo artist who completed his apprenticeship in 1996. He specializes in but is not limited to, color work and cover ups. With 20+ years in the industry, there's  not much this guy can't handle.
 

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Kelcie Waskenko (Koolaid): 
After being the shop apprentice for 2 years, Kelcie has been professionally tattooing at Black Sparrow since 2019! Before tattooing, Kelcie was an artist for over 10 years. In her past time, she loves to spend her time painting, glass blowing, and creating any sort of art with little detail and lots of love! Her favorite styles of tattoing are realism and neotraditional. 



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Edgar De-Leon: 

Meet Black Sparrow's new artist, Edgar! Edgar has been professionally tattooing for three years now. He specializes in animal portraits, neo-traditional, traditional, and black and grey tattoos. 



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Dopie (Justin Baehser): 

Dopie has been tattooing at Black Sparrow since August 2018 but he's been professionally tattooing since 2005! He dabbles in all sorts of tattooing styles but his favorite style is american traditional. Dopie's favorite thing to do while he's not tattooing is skateboarding. He's also got an alter-ego named Justin whose favorite hobby is throwing bottle rockets in the shop bathroom while it's being occupied. 

  
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